Leeds & West Yorkshire

Man dies in Halifax flat fire

House on Savile Road in Halifax Image copyright Google
Image caption Emergency services were called to the flat early on Friday morning

A man has died in a fire at a flat in West Yorkshire.

Fire crews and police were called to the property in Savile Road, Halifax, at 05:37 BST and the body of a man in his 50s was found inside.

West Yorkshire Police said he had not yet been identified.

Det Insp Craig Lord said: "Inquiries are ongoing today with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service to determine the cause of this fire which has sadly resulted in a man losing his life."

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